HADM 2360: Food Service Management, Theory and Practice

Fall, spring. 4 credits. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite: HADM 1360. Enrollment limited to: SHA students. Because this course is laboratory-based, students may not drop after first full week of classes; during first week of class, students may drop only with permission of instructor and/or academic dean. Failure to attend first lab may result in administrative drop. Labs will start during the first full week of classes.

Faculty teaching this course:

  • Christopher Gaulke - Fall 2017
  • Beth Wilcox - Fall 2017
  • Tamar Paikowsky - Fall 2017
  • Robert White - Fall 2017
  • Nicole de Ovin-Berenguer - Fall 2017
  • Jamie Bellamore - Fall 2017
  • Christopher Gaulke - Spring 2018

This course introduces food and beverage operations management through four major components: fundamental food composition and properties; food products and preparation; food safety; and the application of management concepts to food and beverage operations. Students prepare recipes, menus, and production schedules; critically evaluate foods; and are involved in projects in which they create menus, develop and standardize recipes, and calculate yield percentages and food cost. Completion of a four-hour practicum experience in Establishment is a required course activity.